Waste360 is part of the Informa Markets Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Need to Know

Wisconsin State Budget Plan Cuts Money for Recycling

Article-Wisconsin State Budget Plan Cuts Money for Recycling

Local leaders are using Earth Day to express concerns over proposed cuts to the state's recycling program.

It is part of (Wisconsin) Gov. Scott Walker's two-year budget plan. He is calling for a $4 million cut to recycling grants available to local governments. The state's recycling management fund was already cut by 40 percent back in 2011.

In Outagamie County, leaders say that means a steep reduction in money they use pickup and process recycled material. With limited options, they say fees will almost certainly rise and programs could be cut.

Continue reading at We Are Green Bay

Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.